Getting Acquainted With...

The

Bartlesville

Police Reserves

100 E. Hensley Boulevard Bartlesville, Oklahoma 74003

 

Dear Prospective Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in the Bartlesville Police Reserve. This site contains some basic information about Police Reserves in the State of Oklahoma and the City of Bartlesville. Please read the Bartlesville Police Department Disqualifier List (below) prior to completing the Application for Police Reserve. If none of the items on the list pertain to you, you are encouraged to complete and submit an application.

Why people get involved in police reserve work? There are many reasons.

  • To open the door to a career in law enforcement
  • To serve the community in a positive and meaningful way
  • To help people
  • To receive high quality training
  • It is enjoyable work

When you complete your application, please take your time and be thorough, using the following guidelines:

  1. Print legibly in black ink.
  2. Fill in every line. If something does not apply, enter "NA." Do not leave it blank.
  3. Be complete with your information. If you need more room, use a blank sheet of paper or use the back of the application form.
  4. Include a recent photograph of yourself ( passport or similar ).

In addition to the requirements contained in the "Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training Fact Sheet" a Bartlesville Police Reserve Officer is required to:

  1. Complete the application form.
  2. Submit to an Oral Review Board.
  3. Receive an affirmative majority vote of the membership of the Bartlesville Police Reserve.
  4. Live within a 45 minute response time of the Bartlesville Police Station.
  5. Provide the Reserve Captain with current address and telephone number and
  6. Attend all classes, in uniform, and successfully complete the reserve academy.

The Bartlesville Police Department and Washington County Sheriffs Office will screen all applications. Applicants who pass this screening will be scheduled for an Oral Review Board with selected members of the reserve unit. Applicants will then be presented to the total reserve membership at a regular meeting where recommendations will be made to select candidates.

Candidates will undergo additional background checks through the OSBI and FBI, and will attend a Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) Reserve Police Academy. At the academy, candidates will receive 160 hours of law enforcement training in Oklahoma law, self defense, firearms, police procedures, and related areas of study. The academy is conducted two (2) nights per week for approximately 16 weeks, plus a few weekends.

Academy graduates will serve a one year probationary period with the reserve unit, during which they will ride patrol with a Field Training Officer (FTO) or a regular officer, work community activities, attend reserve meetings, receive additional training, and assist in Emergency Detention Orders (EDO) transports. Reserve officers who have been in the organization for at least three years become eligible for recommendation to serve on the reserve staff as openings become available.

Being a Bartlesville Police Reserve Officer is a rewarding experience, which we recommend very highly. If you have any questions about the information contained on this page, please contact any reserve officer or one of the staff members listed below.

 

BARTLESVILLE POLICE RESERVE


Captain, J. Kelley

918-331-7631

Lieutenant, J. Drehman 918-336-5359
Lieutenant, K. Lunsford 918-335-2626
Lieutenant, M. Stokes 918-333-8730
Sergeant, L. Guatney 918-337-9294
Sergeant, J. Taylor  
Sergeant, L. Hofstrom  

 

Equipment List

Provided by the unit:

Uniforms, insignia and badge
Coat, raincoat and traffic vest
Bulletproof vest
Radio, and charger
Flashlight, carrier and charger
Traffic cones
General Orders manual
Academy tuition, ammunition and supplies
 
Provided by the officer:
Duty belt, holster, handcuffs and holders
Recommended Berretta 96D .40 caliber, Glock Model 22 or Model 22C.40 Cal.
Optional weapons and equipment
 
(For more information on how to acquire equipment, cost etc., please contact a member of the BPR staff.)

 

Required...Expected...May Also...

Reserve Officers are required to attend/participate in the following:
  • Reserve academy (approximately 2 days per week for 16 weeks)
  • Monthly reserve meetings (approximately 1 hour per month)
  • Monthly training (approximately 1 hour per month)
  • Monthly event or patrol time of 8 hours (minimum)
  • Scheduled range qualifications and practices

Reserve Officers are expected to attend/participate in the following:

  • Law Enforcement Drivers Training (LEDT takes 2-3 days, to be completed during the first year after the academy)
  • Emergency Detention Order transports (EDO, when called)
  • Community Activities (authorized by the Chief of Police)
  • Community Emergencies (when called)

Reserve Officers may also serve and participate in the following:

  • Reserve Unit Staff Position
  • Activity/Event Officer in Charge (OIC)
  • Advanced training courses and schools
  • Social events
  • Law Enforcement teams (by invitation)

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Disqualifier List

Your background will be closely examined using highly professional, legal, ethical and moral standards. Before applying for the position of Reserve Police Officer, review the following background "disqualifiers". If you think any apply to you, call the Bartlesville Police Department (918)-338-4052 for more information. (This list is subject to change at any time at the department's discretion.)
  1. Must satisfy all requirements as set forth by the Chief of Bartlesville.
  2. If military service has been rendered, must have an honorable discharge or a discharge under honorable conditions.
  3. No evidence of deception or subterfuge demonstrated during the pre-employment process. Applicants who do not meet this qualifier may have their files reviewed on a case-by-case basis, at the discretion of the Chief of Police.
  4. No conviction of Morals, Drugs or weapons charges.
  5. No convictions of Misdemeanor crimes of violence, or use of physical force or threat thereof, during the preceding five years.
  6. No conviction of any violation of protective order, emergency ex-parte, domestic violence, stalking or harassment as prescribed by O.S. Title 22 Sections 60.1 and 60.6.
  7. No conviction, diversion or expungement of DUI or DWI for the past ten years.
  8. No convictions of misdemeanor property crimes.
  9. No more than two moving violation convictions or being at fault in more than one accident, during the past twelve months.
  10. No convictions, diversions or expungement of any felony crime.

The following additional minimum standards involve activities which may to date have been unreported to or undetected by law enforcement, but which will result in disqualification if discovered during the employment process or thereafter.

  1. No undetected drug possession or use during the past five years.
  2. No illegal distribution or sale of any drug.
  3. No undetected crimes involving morals charges.
  4. No undetected commissions of misdemeanor crimes of violence or use of physical force or threat thereof, during the past five years.
  5. No undetected act of domestic abuse, stalking, harassment or violation of emergence ex-parte or final protective order as prescribed by O.S. Title 22 Section 60.1 and 60.6.
  6. No undetected commissions of misdemeanor property crimes during the past five years.
  7. Any undetected commission of felony crimes will results in immediate disqualification. Any information relative to criminal prosecutions will be made available to the proper jurisdiction.
  8. Applicants who are subject to disqualification based on the above criteria may have their files reviewed on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Chief of Police.

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Application Form is located at link below:

Application Request

When you complete your application, please take your time and be thorough, using the following guidelines:
  1. Print legibly in black ink.
  2. Fill in every line. If something does not apply, enter "NA". Do not leave blank lines.
  3. Be complete with your information. If you need more room, use a blank sheet of paper or the back of the application form.
  4. Include a recent photograph of yourself (passport or similar).

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